IU Welcomes Artist Neilson Carlin – Postponed Until 2/9
Immaculata University welcomes Kennett Square, PA, artist Neilson Carlin to campus on Monday, February 9, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Green Room, Villa Maria Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Carlin was commissioned to create the icon image of the Holy Family for the World Meeting of Families being held in Philadelphia this September. His artwork is being used in various materials connected with the meeting. During his presentation at Immaculata, Carlin will discuss his work, vocation, faith and family. He will also talk about the role of Beauty in the Search for God.
Receiving a BFA in Illustration from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, he continued to hone his skills with private study under figure painter Michael Aviano in New York. Specializing in commissioned sacred and devotional art, Carlin has done artistic work for Catholic cathedrals and smaller parishes nationwide as well as for St. Rocco’s Roman Catholic Church in Avondale, PA. He also exhibits his painting at such places as the Arnot Art Museum, the Arts Club of Washington, and the State Museum of Pennsylvania. Carlin has received several awards during his career including First Place in 2003 and Second Place in 2004 at the National Art Competition for Artist’s Magazine. In 2008, he was the recipient of the First Place award in the Nationwide Juried Catholic Arts Exhibition.
For more information on Carlin’s presentation, please contact Campus Ministry at Immaculata University at 610-647-4400, ext. 3570.
Immaculata University is a Catholic, comprehensive, coeducational institution of higher education, located on the Main Line between Malvern and Exton, 20 miles west of Philadelphia.
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